Chilika Lake
India  /  Published 10.07.21

Odisha: Boat plan to woo tourists

The Odisha government is eyeing to start boating services at 100 locations by the end of this year to boost tourism in the state, officials said on Saturday. At a high-level meeting, Chief Secretary ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 17.01.21

Dolphin, bird numbers go up at Chilika

The number of Irrawaddy dolphins, an endangered species inhabiting the Chilika lake in Odisha, has increased to 156 from 150 in 2019, according to a census report by the Chilika Development Authority....
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 06.01.21

12 lakh migratory birds flock to Chilika

The authority generally adopts two methods for the counting of birds. “One is simple counting and another is block method. The experts with country made boats go near the site of the birds. Some...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Travel  /  Published 29.11.20

Unlock Stock And PPE

We lapped up these nuggets of history from our genial host, Saroj Solomon, as we dined on fabulous baked crab, never mind the pocket pinch. Having left home early, with hardly a morsel en route, we at...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

India  /  Published 14.07.20

Museum to showcase Chilika's marine diversity

The Chilika Development Authority (CDA) has set up a museum on the bank of the Chilika Lake to showcase the marine diversity of Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon. Chief executive officer of ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 03.01.19

Odisha counts migratory birds

The guests who have flown into Odisha from various parts of the world are getting counted. The first phase of the annual bird census has begun in the state on Thursday. The first phase of bird enumera...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneshwar

Travel  /  Published 30.10.19

A birders' delight

If by any stretch of imagination you think you are a birder or love shooting wildlife with a camera, then Mangalajodi is one place that you surely must visit in winter to see large numbers of migrator...
By Pranab Pal

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Odisha plans cruise tourism, green activists oppose

The Odisha government plans to organise cruises in selected water bodies of the state with private participation in order to promote tourism which has been devastated by the Cyclone Fani last year and...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Odisha  /  Published 18.11.18

Poaching threat to migratory birds

Wildlife officials are on high alert with Chilika playing host to migratory birds from various parts of Asia and eastern Europe.Officials said poachers had become active with around 1.80 lakh birds fr...
By Ashutosh Mishra in Bhubaneswar


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